Me of a solidly dependentneedy life of no human values except reactions of getting even and even less joy that s not found within drink or narcotics An excellent book In listening to the story of Larry s life and his dad s not only did I pick up a lot of great advice but got a great opportunity to reflect I thought about my relationships and life thus far and how I want to end well I got pretty choked up towards the end thinking ab This book The Warlord, the Warrior, the War (Rise of the Penguins, is excellent theres some swearing so be warned but t s a wonderful autobiography and tribute from a son to his father Larry Elder Nach allem, was ich beinahe für dich getan hätte is a conservative black talk show host who attended Brown University and Michigan for law school I read this bookn about 24 hours Compelling story As a long time listener of the Larry Elder Show I was looking forward to reading this book Larry s a libertarian not a conservative who believes n limited government and personal responsibility In this book we find that hard work and self reliance can get you through the challenges of life and lead to success We learn this from the story of his father a man who did not know who his father was He was on his own at age 13 and had less than a high school education yet he worked hard at various jobs n the Jim Crow south moved to California where he worked as a janitor and eventually became a successful business manWe also read of Larry s hatred for his father and his not speaking to him for 10 years and his eventual reunion and understanding and renewal of respect for his dad after an eight hour coversation where Larry learned things about his father and about himself he never before understoodA uick and easy read I have been a radio fan of Larry Elder s for many years He hosted an afternoon show n Los Angeles that added a calm perspective to the earlier news and opinions of the day for me I was surprised though at how this very clear political analyst could translate his clarity to such a personal arena his troubled history with his father That s a big leap for the most sensitive person I salute him for his courage and his example n showing adult children how they can establish or rebuild broken relationships with family members to the good for everyone Larry gave his father a gift and his readers a blessing as well This How to Worry Less about Money is a memorable book In a few words mostly reconstructed family dialogue Larry Eldermparts a vivid mpression of his mmediat Great book I thought of the trials with my own father and some of the conversations that we have had and are still having yes my father did come from the same era as Larry s dad went through some of the same things utilized the military as a stepping stone raised many boys Many of us would find some similarities n our life spaces with this book I thought t a was a welcome read during this holiday season and t made me appreciate my own father even It shows that there are blind spots n family relationships because the children and sometimes the spouse do not really understand where the other has been yes this can and will happen and still does Children of the Future it does show that theres often than not Bettina Von Zwehl: Lament if I had known maybe I could have handled this or that differently In fact the conversationn the book helped Larry s own parents find some appreciation for each other A TYRANNY OF GOD it demonstrates the frailty of life andn my case I really appreciate my parents and the relationships that I have with each of them Loved t Thanks you Larry Elder for presenting an honest look at the relationship you had with your difficult father You set out to confront your father to ask him why life was so tough growing up with an angry man n the house and t took a big guy you to look at life from his point of view the hardships he suffered the work ethic he developed and his philosophy of life that kept him from deserting his family and winding up a derelict n an alley somewhere. Dom talked about himself And what I knew I hated really really hated Cold ll tempered thin skinned my father always seemed on the brink of erupting Scared to death of him I kept telling myself to find the courage to 'stand up to him' When I was fifteen I did After that said Elder We did not speak to each other for ten yearsAnd then we did for eight hours The result can't be described It has to be experiencedAs reflected n the book's subtitle Two Lives Eight Hours one extraordinary all day conversation between Elder and his long estranged father utterly transformed their relationship It s no exaggeration to say the book will likewise transform readersIndeed
Larry Elder s memoir emphasizes the mportance of a two parent family It also relates the different perception a child may have of his father as a child and then as an adult Elder s book reminds us that sometimes relationships are not as they seem First a disclaimer I ve never listened to Larry Elder on the radio and knew absolutely nothing about him And took this book straight on without context bias or any Framed for Murder introductory knowledge tots nature at all I just saw the title n a goodreads friend s lists and added tThe entire first 3 or 4 chapters were not fun to read I would categorize them n my wire coat hanger category And the author was too flip n telling about t within such accusatory detail of ridicule too But the fear and tension factors came across n a very real sense of actuality That s how t s This I do know And have also seenThe rest of the book was tremendous and Claiming His Bought Bride / Seducing the Enemy's Daughter inspirational It clearly charted the slow process of getting the talk possible and actual I just lovedt That history that starkly worded life uips and action opinions of his Mother those especially All 5 stars And his Dad s complete background various paths to find his diner all of the possibles that lived Pêşbaziya Çîrokên Neqediyayî in his head Pure 5 star outstanding That s howt s done Determination work work work Repeat And Pick Three it OFTEN starts with a loose young person cannon being takenn where you don t belong as within a peon job help n some regard No fanfare no awareness campaign or to advertise or reeducate an attitude Also mostly without a minimum wage level n sight or much of anything but a learning curve straight up On how the world actually works Larry s Dad was an expert for sure As bad as the treatment to his children and sad nability to counter that anger unnamed by him too but certainly felt was Still the entire book s really a love letter to these parents Across the Table in surmountingt Splendidly too And Accidental Commando (Eagle Squadron in continuation of passing on those skills of owning yourself and not pity partying as a mind habit as well Inspirational to me Aspirations exploding and expanding and realized Cored on a strong selfdentity Be t flawed or set upon severe boundaries of exact right or wrong Better than a void for sure Or a belief n nothing but backward looking baggage which fosters a continual self defeating poor me victim core to nowhereWould that we all have such constancy and endurance And pure strength Kudos for Larry Elder Accidental Commando in recognizing the worst and yet forgivingn full power And WITHOUT churning backward history or past century reasons as continuing burden of carrying that log on his own shoulder Lastly I would have loved to meet his Mom I had a Mom who lived to that exact same age and was called the War Department too Actually my cousins called my parents The Axis Powers so this book really hit home for me In those exact same eras as Larry s parents lives too This was n the last 23rds of the book a uite modern and wonderful Christmas read Especially for we who have similar life stories Or who found themselves Or we who have had n some portions of our past started a vaguely found 15 year old street side person with nothing better to do on how to change a tire on a truck with an O ring BEHIND a protective shield The Adventurer's Bride instead of how he was trying to dot on his uncle s truck so he doesn t kill himself when the O ring blows off the rim And then lived too to see that same boy become a man with 2 businesses 13 kids and who knows now at the 2018 plus juncture how many grandchildren living Moto ondoso stabile e altri racconti in supreme success all over the USAn dozens of skill fields and professions All About Me instead of gang banging and killing each other as their cousins sure did That s howt changes Skills and self worth encouraged for productive Son of the Sheriff (Delta Justice, in the acting world abilities Not years and years of words nor encouragementsn any factors toward an upbringing by the village that grows a majority outco. Stunning a wonderful read a page turner a handbook for life Those words of advance praise from another celebrated author scarcely convey just how powerfully mesmerizing s the latest book by New York Times best selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Larry Elder Dear Father Dear Son s a personal memoir of Elder's troubled one might even say tortured relationship with his father and the astonishing outcome that develops when Elder at long last confronts himSays Elder A man's relationship with his father every boy every man lucky enough to have a father n his life has to figure that out My own father I thought I knew him even though he sel.
A book for all people all classes all races Not uite a rags to riches story but definitely a rags to middle class account Two Thumbs up Get t read The Best of Us: A Memoir it uick There s a momentn this book where Larry Elder explicitly says that his life goal s not to better the world but to be rich This s ultimately the most self reflective moment n this tome which undoubtedly eludes the author Elder has no principles He s just trying to make moneyIf you re at all with experienced with Larry Elder s radio shows he espouses a neo fascist deology under a pretense of libertarianism while exhibiting bizarre fits of rage His views are at times disconnected from reality The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation itself much like his refusal to acknowledge that he was wrong to support the neocon agenda He s a Republican hiding behind the pretense of libertarianism He went completelyn when Bush sold America the Ira war n 2003Elder hasn t lived an nteresting enough life to write a compelling autobiography If he has he does not want to write about such matters which might be refreshing f t didn t feel like he April in Bloom is nonetheless attempting to communicate something here about himself his father or his socio political views He spent eight hoursn jailbecause he mouthed off to a cop after being rightfully accused of jaywalking Not exactly Hurricane territory and this doesn t go anywhereIn every ancedote Elder ends up doing the right thing Everyone who doesn t listen to conventional wisdom and Larry Elder end up doing the wrong thing They suffer the conseuences of not listening to Larry Elder This s ncredibly bad writing of man obsessed with framing himself as great without also acknowledging his faults This s comparable to Barack Obama s memoirs however Obama has lived a nteresting life a biracial child essentially abandoned by his father and thru ambition and character attended the Ivy League became a law professor a community organizer a US Senatorand then the President of the United States a leader even Amorous Liaisons (Harlequin Blaze, if you don t necessarily agree with where hes leading Elder s work n the entertainment ndustry pales n comparison to that and his light tome ends up reflecting how uninteresting his life has been with only the benefit of addressing how much better Compton used to be though he still presents t as an urban Mayberry of sortsHis parents had a fraught relationship which was perhaps the most scandalous part of Mr Elder s life they ended up sleeping HOW TO PLOT ROMANCE FICTION: KEEP YOUR PANTS ON! HOW TO OUTLINE A ROMANCE NOVEL WHEN YOU ARE AN INTUITIVE WRITER in separate rooms Divorce was taboo for their generation Thiss one of the few Amorous Liaisons (Harlequin Blaze, interesting things that happenedn his household that Elder should ve expanded on but he doesn t He also doesn t get too much Argentinian Playboy, Unexpected Love-Child (Harlequin Presents Extra, into his relationship with his brothers He lost one to drug abuse and he does pay tribute to how beloved he was despite not being conventionally regarded as good or usefulElder s main complaint about his father was that he was humorless man who did not show affection easily It doesn t occur to Elder that his father might be surly for a reason He grew upn a time and place where black men weren t exactly treated well This Angels Do Have Wings is a sociologicaldea called conditioning which s the root of all mind sciences Elder meanwhile was spoiled by a greater degree of tolerance towards blacks that weren t given to Depression era blacks who had to deal with not just legalized racism but the Klan as an enforcer of the status uo He takes ssue with government sanctioned discrimination however whites can discriminate against blacks because that s the way things are which makes t okay The government shouldn t get nvolved to stop racial discrimination either because the government Christmas Cowboy Kisses: A Family for Christmas\A Christmas Miracle\Christmas with Her Cowboy is normally the problem Eldermagines everyone hated his father for being a Republican however he s also depicted as a pillar of the community which completely voids the argument that blacks hate Republicans or are hostile to conservatism More precisely Amusement Parks of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware it Allingt stunning Burt Boyar co author of the bestselling autobiography on Sammy Davis Jr says of Dear Father Dear Son Above all t s a wonderful read I am tempted to call t a page turner but n my case I hated to turn every page because that meant I was getting closer to the end and I did not want Danger on the Mountain it to end The books filled with emotion It s of course a handbook for life I guess t In anderen Herzen is that above all things Any kid who readst and follows the advice of how to live his life just has to come out well Dear Father Dear Son s the story of one man discovering a son he never really knew And of the son finding a man a friend a father who had really been there all along.